Property and Property Rights
- Not to sell a field in the land of Israel in perpetuity (Lev. 25:23) (negative).
- Not to change the character of the open land (about the cities of) the Levites or of their fields; not to sell it in perpetuity, but it may be redeemed at any time (Lev. 25:34) (negative). See Levi.
- That houses sold within a walled city may be redeemed within a year (Lev. 25:29) (affirmative).
- Not to remove landmarks (property boundaries) (Deut. 19:14) (CCN85).
- Not to swear falsely in denial of another's property rights (Lev. 19:11) (CCN30).
- Not to deny falsely another's property rights (Lev. 19:11) (CCN36).
- Never to settle in the land of Egypt (Deut. 17:16) (CCN192).
- Not to steal personal property (Lev. 19:11) (CCN34).
- To restore that which one took by robbery (Lev. 5:23) (CCA68).
- To return lost property (Deut. 22:1) (CCA69).
- Not to pretend not to have seen lost property, to avoid the obligation to return it (Deut. 22:3) (CCN182).
(Lev 25:23) The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.
(Lev 25:34) But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their perpetual possession.
(Lev 25:29) And if a man sell a dwelling house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it.
(Deu 19:14) Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark, which they of old time have set in thine inheritance, which thou shalt inherit in the land that the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.
(Lev 19:11) Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
(Deu 17:16) But he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he should multiply horses: forasmuch as the LORD hath said unto you, Ye shall henceforth return no more that way.
(Deu 22:1) Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.
(Deu 22:3) In like manner shalt thou do with his ass; and so shalt thou do with his raiment; and with all lost thing of thy brother's, which he hath lost, and thou hast found, shalt thou do likewise: thou mayest not hide thyself.
(Act 2:24) Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
(Act 4:32) And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
(1Co 10:13) There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
(Mat 6:19) Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:
(Rom 2:21) Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?